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XALATAN

Treats glaucoma. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.93M
Medicare Part D Claims
$112M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 107,555 $12.3M
California 94,931 $11.2M
Florida 92,838 $9.61M
Texas 71,515 $7.91M
Pennsylvania 48,994 $5.27M
Puerto Rico 40,520 $3.92M
Ohio 34,264 $4.13M
Illinois 33,126 $3.67M
New Jersey 30,798 $3.49M
Minnesota 29,186 $3.14M
North Carolina 27,752 $2.96M
Massachusetts 24,471 $2.82M
Georgia 23,590 $2.47M
Michigan 21,511 $2.45M
Virginia 20,821 $2.32M
Tennessee 19,815 $2.14M
Louisiana 18,204 $1.96M
Alabama 17,177 $1.74M
Missouri 16,508 $1.73M
Wisconsin 15,553 $1.69M
Washington 15,220 $1.72M
Iowa 14,774 $1.5M
Indiana 14,491 $1.6M
Mississippi 13,586 $1.35M
South Carolina 13,431 $1.44M
Maryland 13,269 $1.63M
Oregon 11,697 $1.31M
Arizona 11,694 $1.42M
Kentucky 10,503 $1.16M
Oklahoma 10,091 $1.07M
Connecticut 9,864 $1.08M
Arkansas 9,690 $981K
Hawaii 8,245 $1.02M
Nebraska 8,042 $820K
Kansas 7,428 $788K
Colorado 6,610 $749K
West Virginia 5,977 $651K
New Mexico 4,570 $512K
North Dakota 4,323 $440K
Rhode Island 3,920 $409K
Nevada 3,765 $440K
Maine 3,674 $444K
Montana 3,376 $353K
Utah 2,973 $330K
South Dakota 2,971 $294K
Idaho 2,862 $322K
Delaware 2,599 $332K
New Hampshire 2,374 $273K
District of Columbia 1,802 $208K
Vermont 1,695 $190K
Wyoming 1,024 $109K
Alaska 668 $81.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for XALATAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MANUEL AIRALA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled572

MIAMI

Florida

OCTAVIO B CARRENO MD PA

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled567

MIAMI

Florida

MARCO FABREGA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled567

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled537

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

KEVIN CHOY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled534

LOS ANGELES

California

PARKLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Claims Filled530

DALLAS

Texas

CHARLES NILES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled529

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

PETER DAWSON MD PA

Claims Filled529

HOUSTON

Texas

ALAN SILBERT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled529

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFREY SCHULTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled518

BRONX

New York

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled513

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled508

MIAMI

Florida

HOWARD KUSHNICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled503

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAMES CARTY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled502

BRYN MAWR

Pennsylvania

KATHERINE LOFTFIELD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled489

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

STUART BALL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled481

MOBILE

Alabama

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled476

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TAYLOR POOLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled466

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled462

ORLANDO

Florida

ADRIANA SAKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled458

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

EMILIO BALIUS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled453

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAI-SUNG LEUNG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled448

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled448

EL PASO

Texas

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled446

LOS ANGELES

California

MARIO SABATES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled440

MIAMI

Florida